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Residential Parking Permits
There are over 25 different Residential Parking Districts established in areas where there is high demand for on-street parking.
Address Search for Parking Permit eligibility
Vehicles must display a current residential parking district permit for the specific area in order to be exempt from certain posted regulations. Only residents who live within a specific residential area can purchase residential parking permits. Residents must also pay their Evanston Wheel Tax if their vehicle is registered to the City of Evanston through the Illinois Secretary of State. In order to purchase Residential Parking Permits, residents must provide the following:
- Proof of current residence in the parking district. Proof of resiidence include one of the following. 1) Valid Illinois ID with Current Evanston address. 2) Current signed Lease (by both tenants and Landlord) or 3) Current Utility Bill (Gas, Electric, Cable, and Water only) that is less than 30 days old.
- Purchase/proof of payment of annual Wheel tax.
- The current State Vehicle Registration is required to identify where the vehicle is legally registered.
- Payment of all unresolved parking tickets.
One-day Visitor’s Permits are available for vehicles belonging to friends and guests. Proof of residence within the district is required each time visitor permits are purchased. Residents, not the visitors, must purchase the Visitor Permits.
You can apply for your 2014 Residential Permit online. You will need to be able to scan and upload a copy of your current vehicle registration and your proof of address to complete an online application.
I received a 2014 Combination Wheel Tax Residential Parking Permit Application
If you received a renewal form in the mail and you do not need to make any changes you can complete your renewal here.
I received a 2014 Combination Wheel Tax Residential Parking Permit Application but the info is incorrect or needs to be changed
If you need to update any information on your combination renewal form click here. You will need to be able to scan and upload a copy of your current vehicle registration and your proof of address to complete an online application.
I did not recieve a renewal form in the mail
If you did not recieve a renewal in the mail or want to register a vehicle for the first time click here. You will need to be able to scan and upload a copy of your current vehicle registration and your proof of address to complete an online application.
I already paid my wheel tax online but I still need to purchase a Residential Parking permit
You can apply for a residential parking permit here. Please identify in the comments field that your wheel tax has already been paid. You will need to be able to scan and upload a copy of your current vehicle registration and your proof of address to complete an online application.
I have Out of State plates or my vehicle is registered to a different city in Illinois
If your vehicle is not registered to Evanston but you live in a residential area and need to purchase a 2014 Residential Permit click here.
Still have questions? Check out the FAQ on our main page.
EVS District Residential Parking Permit Requirements
|Vehicle Registration Status||Required Purchase|
|Vehicle Registered to Evanston Address||Wheel Tax|
|Vehicle Not Registered to Evanston Address||Residential Parking Permit|
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